Psychology - Life Span - Chapter 4

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Psychology 237 Life Span

  

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1.  A doula is a woman who:
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D.
2.  Certain teratogens are relatively harmless in small doses but become harmful once exposure reaches a certain level. This is called:
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B.
C.
D.
3.  Which of the following postconception testing methods is associated with the greatest risk of spontaneous abortion?
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B.
C.
D.
4.  What percentage of women experience postpartum depression?
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B.
C.
D.
5.  The embryo has all of the basic organs and body parts, except:
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B.
C.
D.
6.  Which of the following postconception testing has greatly contributed to the survival rate of twins?
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B.
C.
D.
7.  The critical difference between a preterm baby and a full-term newborn is:
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C.
D.
8.  Of the following factors, which is the most crucial in determining whether a preterm newborn will survive?
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D.
9.  The embryo has all the basic organs and body parts (except sex organs) at approximately how many weeks after conception?
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B.
C.
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10.  Every psychoactive drug:
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11.  The rate of low birthweight among Mexican Americans:
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D.
12.  All of the following occur during the germinal period, except:
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B.
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D.
13.  Which of the following Apgar scores indicates that a newborn is in critical condition?
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B.
C.
D.
14.  Which of the following statements regarding genetic vulnerability and sex is true?
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D.
15.  Which of the following occurs prior to the seventh month of pregnancy?
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D.
16.  The development of new connections between brain cells is called:
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B.
C.
D.
17.  The Apgar scale measures all of the following, except:
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B.
C.
D.
18.  How many newborns have major structural anomalies?
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D.
19.  Which of the following happens during the germinal period?
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B.
C.
D.
20.  The risk of malformed limbs is greatest if a pregnant woman takes thalidomide:
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B.
C.
D.
21.  The results of prenatal tests:
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B.
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D.
22.  How many hours of active labor occurs, on average, before first births?
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D.
23.  The occurrence of neural tube defects has decreased in all countries that:
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B.
C.
D.
24.  Assisted reproductive technology has increased the rate of:
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B.
C.
D.
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